On Thursday, April 13, Otis Redding Foundation executive director Karla Redding-Andrews took part in a Junior Press Conference with Disney On Ice and the Real I.M.P.A.C.T. Center. From the press release:
Young ladies will interview influential women from the Macon community and a Disney On Ice skater to practice reporting, newsgathering and handling digital media. In the spirit of the show, Disney On Ice has partnered with Real I.M.P.A.C.T. Center to host a “Junior Press Conference” to teach young ladies the ins-and-outs of newsgathering and navigating the press in today’s highly digital landscape. Following a day of celebrating and learning from successful women, the young ladies will stay to enjoy the show.
Photo Credit: courtesy Disney On Ice/Maryann Bates
Other panelists (pictured above) included Geneva West (Executive Director, Real I.M.P.A.C.T. Center), Elaine Lucas (Commissioner, Macon-Bibb District 3), Molly Wilkins (Owner, Southern Bon Vivant) and Moderator/Host Ashley Kirklen (Anchor, FOX 24/ABC 16).
Following the press conference, Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream performed at the Macon Centreplex, April 13-16.